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    Elite Member Digger_O'Dell's Avatar
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    Silver!

    Hi everyone!
    Got out this morning detecting Lake Michigan for maybe 2 hours. I didnt expect much this time of year since few people are swimming yet in the low 40s temp water. But I had hoped to maybe find some items that got washed out of the beach during the winter storms.
    Well, my hunch was right! I managed some clad, a piece of brass rod, a toy and misc. junk. But in one of the banks of gravel washed out of the beach I got a good sounding 12-44 signal. I was thinking another dime, but was amazed when I saw a ring in the scoop! It was black as could be other than the large bright amethyst. I could see there must have been maybe diamond chips or another accent stone along either side of the amethyst but they were long gone. That ring has obviously been lost a very many years to be in that condition. Luckily with a lot of hand polishing it started looking pretty good again! Glad to finally get my first sterling ring of the year.
    Last edited by Digger_O'Dell; 06-07-2018 at 07:20 PM.
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    2017
    Silver 28 Bling 18
    Gold 2

    2018
    Silver 8 Bling 1
    Gold 1

    2019
    Silver 7
    Silver bling 2

    Best finds: 28 silver dime spill, 1800s Dutch customs seal.
    Oldest/best coin: 1837 Upper Canada large cent
    Oldest find: 1800 Sailors Luck token
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    Last edited by Digger_O'Dell; 06-07-2018 at 07:19 PM.
    Equipment:
    Minelab: CTX 3030, GPX 4800, X-Terra 705.
    Whites TDI SL.

    2017
    Silver 28 Bling 18
    Gold 2

    2018
    Silver 8 Bling 1
    Gold 1

    2019
    Silver 7
    Silver bling 2

    Best finds: 28 silver dime spill, 1800s Dutch customs seal.
    Oldest/best coin: 1837 Upper Canada large cent
    Oldest find: 1800 Sailors Luck token
    You Tube: Rediscovering America

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    Whoa! That's an amazing ring! A real beauty for sure. I love the lines and design of it. Congrats on a great save. HH, Dave.
    Oldest Silver Coin: 1826 Groschen, then 1765 Kreuzer, then 1250 Heller, now 1242 Denier
    Oldest American coin: 1805 Draped Bust Large Cent
    Best Coin: 1625 Escalin from feudal France
    Best Relics: ca. 1200's Bronze Spur, ca. 1500 B.C. Bronze Arrowheads
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    Great picture of a great ring ! Nice cleaning too .Congrats !

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    Pretty!!!

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    That IS a very nice ring. Stealth bombers are always a great find too.
    Oldest find: 5,000 year old copper spearhead
    Oldest coin: 1699 William III halfpenny
    Purdiest coin: 1832 Capped Bust quarter
    Coolest find: USA button with blue threads still on shank

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    Congrats on the nice silver ring with Amethyst!
    Lifetime totals:
    8 Large Cents, 378 Indian Heads, 2 Two Cent Pieces, 1 Capped Bust Half Dime, 1 Seated Half Dime, 9 Shield Nickels, 67 V Nickels, 121 Buffalo Nickels, 31 War Nickels, 16 Seated Dimes, 127 Barber Dimes, 382 Mercury Dimes, 233 Rosies, 4 Seated Quarters, 15 Barber Quarters, 17 Standing Liberty Quarters, 84 Silver Washingtons, 1 Seated Half, 3 Barber Halves, 16 Walking Liberty Halves

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    Beautiful ring and Stealth Bomber!
    XP Deus

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    That is a nice ring sir !!! Congrats !!!
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    Awesome looking ring Chris!! Great find!!
    Congrats!!!
    Oldest Coin: 1699 William III Halfpenny
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    2015- 159 2016- 116 2017- 136 2018- 139
    2019- 68

    Indians 67,Lrg.Cnt 2,V 1,war nik 1,Buff 8,Rosie 17,Merc 28,Barber Dime 3,Wash Qtr 8,SLQ 2,Barber Qtr 5,Walker 4,Barber half 1,Slvr ring 5,Gold ring 1, 1831 William IV 1,

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